Since its independence at the beginning of the 90s, Azerbaijan has built a unique relationship with the Arab world; the country has always paid great attention to cooperation with the Arab world and the Islamic Ummah, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Egypt Elkhan Polukhov said in an interview with the Egyptian Ahram Online, Report informs.

“In just one and a half years, we had two official high-level visits. In January 2023, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi visited Azerbaijan, and just recently, President Aliyev visited Egypt for the second time. This demonstrates that both countries are turning and opening a unique new page in bilateral relations,” he noted.

The ambassador said that it was not just a visit of President Aliyev to Egypt; it had a regional dimension in the Middle East, South Caucasus, and the wider region.

“Azerbaijan and Egypt are leading countries in the world and their regions. Both countries have a similarity in their past. Our cooperation within the framework of the Non-Aligned Movement, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and other international organizations shows that we have a full understanding of concerns regionally and globally,” he added.